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Launch of the African Economic Outlook 2017

Events 22/05/2017

PEA 2017

The 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will take place from Monday, May 22 to Friday, May 26, 2017 at the "Mahatma Mandir Conference Center" in Ahmedabad, Gujarat State, Republic of India. 

The 52nd Annual Meetings for the African Development Bank will focus on the theme "Transforming Agriculture for Wealth Creation in Africa " and draws on one of the Bank's "HIGH 5" priority areas, namely to "Feed Africa".

The 16th edition of the African Economic Outlook will be launched during the Annual Meetings of the AfDB. The report will present the continent’s current state of affairs and forecasts its situation for the coming two years. It also takes a hard look at industrialisation and entrepreneurship in Africa and proposes practical steps to harness the potential of entrepreneurship in Africa.

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The Annual Meetings programme is available  here.

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Unlock the potential of African entrepreneurs for accelerating Africa’s industrial transformation, says the African Economic Outlook 2017

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